Alternative to Intel’s SD card-sized Edison: SD cards

During the opening keynote of this week's Consumer Electronics Show, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich took the limelight opportunity to show off Edison, a miniature computer packed into an SD card. Intel would have

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 8th, 2014 Brian Jackson

HP reveals version 2.0 of the Z workstation

Hewlett-Packard Co. has launched an update to its Z workstation, billing its new Z1 G2 workstation as the “second generation” of its heavy-duty, high-performance computers. It’s been a few years since we’ve seen

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 6th, 2014 Candice So

Intel enters wearable tech fray at CES 2014

Intel Corp. CEO Brian Krzanich wrapped up his keynote at CES 2014 tonight, unveiling a slew of new devices in wearable tech and a tiny computer almost small enough to fit into an

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

#FollowFriday – 3 Canadian tech marketers worth following on Twitter

We're taking our #FollowFriday practice beyond Twitter at ITBusiness.ca so we can tell you a little bit more about the people we're adding to our Twitter lists (and tweeting them twice). This week,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Using big data to improve farming, one cow at a time

When GrowSafe Systems Ltd. first began studying cattle in 1990, it all started with a team of engineers and computer scientists, working with 386 processors and trying to understand the flood of data

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 28th, 2013 Candice So


Apple quietly updates iMac line with Haswell CPUs

Following the hyped-up launch of two new iPhones last week, Apple Inc. made a much more subdued announcement today about updates to its iMac all-in-one computer line. The new iMacs, available in either

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 24th, 2013 Brian Jackson

3 bonehead IT security errors made in Elysium

In Elysium, if there is anything stretched thinner than the transparent political message in this movie, it's the security loopholes that serve as critical plot devices. One of the summer's big screen blockbusters,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 20th, 2013 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: MacBook Air 2013 [time travel special]

If I could go back in time and warn buyers of the MacBook Air 2012 to wait a year to make their purchase, I would (I tried in this video, but I was

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1

If you're as clumsy as I am, you'll want to take a look at Panasonic's Toughpad tablet line. It's a very portable tablet that's made to take a beating. Panasonic calls describes this

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 30th, 2013 Brian Jackson

MacBook Air review roundup

Love it or hate it, Apple has a way of winning lots of attention with its new product announcements. The new Macbook Air is no exception. This new device has a few things

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 17th, 2013 Wolston Lobo

Acer unveils 4 new touch screen hybrids, Ultrabooks at Computex

  With a slew of product announcements at the 33rd annual Computex Taipei Design and Innovation Awards this week, there has been a lot of interesting gadgets forthcoming, including some from Acer America Corp. Acer scored

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 3rd, 2013 Candice So

Half of Canadians own at least three digital devices

Canadians love their digital devices. And we have a lot of them. A new study released by security vendor McAfee looking at the online surfing habits of Canadians, and our attitudes towards Web

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 14th, 2013 Jeff Jedras